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American Main Course Recipes

Southern Fried Chicken: The Secret is Out

Irresistibly juicy chicken pieces with a crispy coating seasoned with eleven herbs and spices.

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American Precooked Ingredients Recipes

Chicken Tetrazzini

This hearty casserole of diced chicken, pasta and vegetables is baked in a creamy cheese sauce. Don’t let the Italian name fool you, this dish was actually invented by Ernest Arbogast, chef at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco in honour of a famous opera star.  At the height of her career as a sellout…

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American Eastern European Recipes

Cabbage Noodles

This simple one pot dish of buttery egg noodles with sautéed cabbage makes a perfect side for many Eastern European meals. I first came across these tasty cabbage noodles at a wonderful Hungarian restaurant in New York’s north country where they were served as an appetizer. This national dish of Slovakia is known as haluski…

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American Recipes

Jambalaya and the Cajun Holy Trinity

This one pot Cajun dish is a hearty spicy stew of sausage, shrimp, tomatoes, rice and the trinity of celery, bell pepper and onion. Most attribute the French heritage of the Louisiana bayou people to coining the name for this dish. The enslaved Africans living in of the area used the word “ya” for rice…

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American Recipes

Pork Chops in a Zesty Tomato Sauce

Tender pork chops baked in a tomato and lemon sauce.

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American Recipes

Classic Roast Vegetables

his savoury side dish of potatoes, carrots and turnips roasted with onions, celery and rosemary in a broth goes really well with roasted or grilled meats.

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American Canadian Recipes

Traditional Cranberry Sauce

Growing up, Thanksgiving or Christmas always included the traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings.  But there was a down side; turkey gravy gave me indigestion.   So to make that dry turkey white meat easier pallet, I became a fan of cranberry sauce.  Sometimes we’d have the canned stuff, but when we’d go to granny’s…

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American Featured Recipe Italian Recipes Vegetarian

Barbecue Flatbread Pizza

The wonderful thing about pizza is that almost everybody loves it. Why order take out when you can have a hot, crisp thin crust pizza, cooked outdoors where the party is, in just minutes

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American Recipes

Chocolate Lovers Pudding

Mouth-watering and delicious – if you love chocolate, you’ll get your fix with this easy stovetop dessert pudding made with cocoa and other common baking ingredients. It’s a shame how years of marketing have programmed us to abandon traditions of cooking even the simplest foods from scratch.  Marketing pitches for time saving products have actually…

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American Canadian Recipes Seafood

Broiled Lobster Tails

A simple, quick and fail-proof way to serve lobster; broiled with garlic, butter and seasoning. The less pricey small tails are easier to handle and broil in just a few minutes. If you’re a lobster fan like me, I am sure you’d eat it more often but it’s not readily available for us that don’t…